Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

 

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Service Information

Douglas Kent Bakker 
Visitation: AT CALEDONIA CRC Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at the church
Service: 
2 pm Thursday, May 24 at Caledonia CRC, 9957 Cherry Valley SE, 49316
Cemetery:  Dutton Cemetry
Memorials: South Christian High School Football Program, 160 68th St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548

 Douglas Kent Bakker, age 54, of Grand Rapids, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, May 21, 2018, after a 6 1/2 year battle with cancer. Doug was the co-owner of Starlite Kitchens for 18 years, and formed many friendships through his business. He enjoyed volunteering for the South Christian Football Program for many years. His father, Rev. Paul Bakker, and a nephew, Shane DeJong, preceded him in death. Doug will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 35 years, Lynne (Kunnen); his children, Shari and Dustin Elgersma, Kimberly and William Kool, Matthew and Jillian Bakker, Jordan and Sara Bakker; grandchildren, Peyton, Emmy, Evie, Ainsley, and Arie; mother, Margery Bakker; sisters, Arloa and Kurt Harthoorn, Kathy Kroeze, Jan and Harlan Dirksen, Beth and Leon Wassenaar; parents-in-law, Ronald and Anne Kunnen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Roger Bronsink, Daniel and Kathy Kunnen, Jeffrey and Jean Kunnen; many nieces and nephews. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 pm at Caledonia Christian Reformed Church, 9957 Cherry Valley SE, where the service will be held at 2 pm Thursday, May 24, with Rev. R. Scott Greenway officiating. Interment will be in Dutton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the South Christian High School Football Program. 

                                              STROO FUNERAL HOME

                                                 1095 68TH ST. SE

                                           GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508

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# Mary Ellen Ingersoll 2018-05-23 10:44
I am so sorry I will be unable to attend the visitation and service. My sympathy and prayers are with your family. I met Doug when we went to Boston two years ago to watch Jordan run the marathon and really enjoyed our time with your family.

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